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How to Be a Prophet of Doom <p style='font size:14px'>By Alison McQueen</p>

How to Be a Prophet of Doom

By Alison McQueen

In September 1961, Hans J. Morgenthau decided to terrify the world. Morgenthau, a German Jewish émigré professor at the University of Chicago, had already written “Politics Among Nations,” a work that would help define the study of international...

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What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

Several media reports continue to misconstrue the meaning of “cavity collapse” and “chimney collapse” at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, concluding either that the entire test site has collapsed or that radiation is leaking into the...

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A Remarkable and Hopeful Korean Summit

A Remarkable and Hopeful Korean Summit

The historic April 27 meeting of the Korean leaders may not yet herald the end of all tension and strife on the long-troubled peninsula—but it does promise a bold, encouraging new beginning. It has opened a way to peace that has not existed...

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This Is What Nuclear Weapons Leave in Their Wake

This Is What Nuclear Weapons Leave in Their Wake

Decay and desolation scar the landscape of a remote corner of the Kazakh Steppe. Unnatural lakes formed by nuclear bomb explosions pockmark the once flat terrain, broken up only by empty shells of buildings. It appears uninhabitable. And yet,...

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It’s time to admit Ronald Reagan was right about missile defense

It’s time to admit Ronald Reagan was right about missile defense

Several decades ago, President Ronald Reagan advocated building an intercontinental missile defense system that would shield the United States from a first-strike missile attack by an enemy. Likened to shooting down a bullet with another bullet,...

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Why Trump torpedoed Obama’s Iran deal

Why Trump torpedoed Obama’s Iran deal

The lobbying campaign to save the Iran nuclear agreement was intense and took months. British Prime Minister Theresa May raised the deal with...

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What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

What a “Chimney Collapse” Means (and Doesn’t Mean) for Mt. Mantap

Several media reports continue to misconstrue the meaning of “cavity collapse” and “chimney collapse” at the Punggye-ri nuclear test...

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Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him <p style='font size:14px'>By Max Boot</p>

Kim Jong Un has President Trump right where he wants him

By Max Boot

With less than a month to go before the much-anticipated summit between President Trump and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, we learned three...

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A REAGAN VISION OP-ED

A review of Reagan at Reykjavik: Forty-Eight Hours That Ended the Cold War

By Nathan Pyles, Editor of the TheReaganVision.org

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Ken Adelman’s, Reagan at Reykjavik, adds to the growing body of literature covering the hastily arranged 1986 U.S. and Soviet Union summit held in Reykjavik, Iceland. No superpower summit since the 1945 Yalta Conference has retained as much interest as Reykjavik, and justifiably so.

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10 Reasons Why a Nuclear Weapons-Free World is Now Possible

Reason 1: Introduction

This ten part series, Our Nuclear-Free Opportunity, will explore the top 10 reasons why a world free of nuclear weapons is not only achievable ...

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Reason 2: Interdependence of Global Economies and Financial Systems

Several years ago I was in Shanghai during China’s National Day. Most of the central city was closed to traffic because of expectations ...

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Reason 3: Free Global Communications and Social Networking

Free instant global communication is more than just a convenience or a cost savings. It is a sledgehammer to our cultural and national ...

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Reason 4: Man's moral evolution-two steps forward, one step back

In the introduction to her most recent book, Moral Clarity, Susan Neiman paraphrases Immanuel Kant – “Truth tells us how the world is; Morality ...

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Reason 5: Poor ROI from Nuclear Weapons Spending

The world is not, never has been, and never will be - in a static state. The North Korea Memorial Day nuclear explosion ...

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Reason 6: The Fallacy of Deterrence in a Proliferated World

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer understands the limitations of a nuclear deterrence policy in a highly proliferated world. In a 2002 Weekly Standard article ...

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Reason 7: Building off of Past Arms Control Successes

There is no shortage of skeptics who question if nuclear weapons can ever be fully eliminated. Since nuclear weapon technology has already been ...

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Reason 8: Thank You Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev

President Barack Obama’s April speech in Prague where he proposed eliminating nuclear weapons would not have been possible was it not for the leadership ...

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Reason 9: Simultaneous Alignment of All the Stakeholders

It is said that timing is everything. Throughout the tense days of the Reykjavik Summit in October of 1986 if President Reagan’s and Secretary General ...

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